Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK): Price and Financial Metrics

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK): $47.13

1.97 (+4.36%)

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where ALK ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.05% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ALK is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • ALK's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 12.77% of US stocks).

ALK Stock Summary

  • Alaska Air Group Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.84% of US equities in our set.
  • As for revenue growth, note that ALK's revenue has grown 73.19% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 88.26% of US companies in our set.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for ALK comes in at 13.21% -- higher than that of 87.41% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Alaska Air Group Inc are UAA, WOOF, RL, TPR, and BLD.
  • ALK's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Alaska Air Group Inc's official web site, go to

ALK Valuation Summary

  • ALK's price/sales ratio is 1.9; this is 42.42% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • ALK's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.5 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, ALK's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ALK.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ALK 2021-08-26 1.9 2.2 -11.7 -14.6
ALK 2021-08-25 1.9 2.2 -11.8 -14.7
ALK 2021-08-24 1.9 2.2 -11.7 -14.6
ALK 2021-08-23 1.8 2.1 -11.3 -14.3
ALK 2021-08-20 1.8 2.0 -11.1 -14.2
ALK 2021-08-19 1.8 2.0 -11.0 -14.1

ALK Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 175.64%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 156.47%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 939.74%.
Over the past 52 months, ALK's revenue has gone down $1,319,000,000.

The table below shows ALK's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 6,176 1,030 478
2021-09-30 5,085 551 13
2021-06-30 3,833 452 -612
2021-03-31 2,727 -100 -1,223
2020-12-31 3,566 -234 -1,324
2020-09-30 4,986 457 -696

ALK's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • ALK has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 86.05% of graded US stocks.
  • ALK's asset turnover comes in at 0.358 -- ranking 56th of 137 Transportation stocks.
  • DAL, AAL, and JBLU are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with ALK.

The table below shows ALK's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.358 0.484 0.008
2021-06-30 0.266 0.401 -0.064
2021-03-31 0.191 0.302 -0.139
2020-12-31 0.254 0.394 -0.156
2020-09-30 0.362 0.479 -0.079
2020-06-30 0.501 0.535 0.011

ALK Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ALK, see our ALK price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $77.93 Average Broker Recommendation 1.43 (Moderate Buy)

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ALK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $47.13 52-week high $70.90
Prev. close $45.16 52-week low $43.39
Day low $45.92 Volume 2,332,910
Day high $47.67 Avg. volume 2,105,860
50-day MA $52.82 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $54.39 Market Cap 5.94B

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Company Bio

Alaska Air Group provides passengers and cargo air transportation services primarily in the United States. The company operates through Alaska Mainline and Alaska Regional segments. The company was founded in 1932 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

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Latest ALK News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Alaska Air Group Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ALK as an investment opportunity.

Alaska Air Group: Shareholder Returns On The Horizon

This article is part of my series on the airline industry in the U.S. You can read the prior articles here: JETS: The Airlines Are Tradable, Not Investable American Airlines: Operational Efficiencies Need To Produce In 2022 The King of the Pacific Northwest Alaska Air Group (ALK) has the unique...

Mr. Long Game on Seeking Alpha | February 25, 2022

Alaska Air Group Consensus Indicates Potential 24.1% Upside

Alaska Air Group found using ticker (ALK) have now 13 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a rating of ''Buy''. The target price ranges between 83 and 61 with the average target price sitting at 73.08. With the stocks previous close at 58.89 this would imply there is a potential upside of 24.1%. The day 50 moving average is 54.06 and the 200 day MA is 57.74. The company has a market capitalisation of $7,402m. Find out more information at: [stock_market_widget type="chart" template="basic" color="green" assets=ALK" range="6mo" interval="1d" axes="true" cursor="true" api="yf"] The potential market cap would be $9,186m based on the market concensus. Alaska Air Group, through its subsidiaries, provides passenger and cargo air transportation ser...

DirectorsTalk | February 21, 2022

West Coast flights being offered thru Alaska Air monthly subscriptions

SEATTLE, Washington: Seattle-based Alaska Airlines has announced a new Flight Pass subscription program, which kicked off on 16th February. For a set monthly fee, the pass offers passengers a fixed number of economy round-trip flights to destinations within California, as well as on flights to Phoenix, Reno, and Las Vegas. The airline will offer two subscription plans, "Flight Pass" and "Flight Pass Pro," w

Big News Network | February 19, 2022

Alaska Airlines offers subscription program for West Coast flyers — but Seattle travelers will have to wait

The subscription, however, doesn't include Pacific Northwest destinations. The company told the Business Journal that the program is designed to respond to high levels of demand in California, but it will consider expanding based on customer response.

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

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Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast talks about Hilton’s post-Covid plans for China, Alaska Air’s new subscription flying program, and AirAsia’s air taxi investment. Listen Subscribe Episode Notes Here’s what you need to know about the business of travel today. A surge in Covid cases drove China to enact further travel restrictions. One big result? […]

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

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ALK Price Returns

1-mo -12.50%
3-mo -18.13%
6-mo -4.69%
1-year -32.32%
3-year -20.92%
5-year -42.48%
YTD -9.54%
2021 0.19%
2020 -22.81%
2019 13.78%
2018 -15.55%
2017 -15.90%

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